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What term was used to describe the pattern where, from 1840 to 1960, each American President who had won election.......

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What term was used to describe the pattern where, from 1840 to 1960, each American President who had won election in a year ending in zero died in office?

posted Feb 23, 2021 by Aman

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The Curse of Tippecanoe
The name derives from a battle when, as governor of the Indiana Territory, William Harrison bribed Native Americans to cede their lands to the U.S. government with whiskey. A defensive group of Indian tribes was organised to resist white expansion. In 1811 Harrison successfully attacked a village on the Tippecanoe River. Later, a curse was laid against Harrison and future White House occupants who became president during years with the same end number as Harrison's. The pattern ended with Ronald Reagan, who won the presidential election in in 1980.

answer Feb 24, 2021 by Rahul Vaidya
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